The less than $3 billion left is not enough to complete 87 water and 125 electric projects, inspector general says.
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Agency created to bring Defense modernization programs under one roof unveils organizational structure and first budget request.
Department requests funding boost for Citizenship and Immigration Services in anticipation of new requirement.
Annual practice of submitting supplemental requests is "unacceptable and it's got to stop," senator tells Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
Fiscal 2007 request also includes increases for efforts to detect weapons of mass destruction.
Technology transformation programs fare well, while some poor-performing or low priority items are recommended for reductions.
Request brings projected cost of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan to $120 billion this fiscal year.
Program manager for Secure Border Initiative says top goal is developing a strategy to detain, deport all illegal immigrants.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory unit will work to make new technology quickly deployable by agencies such as Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office.
Document does not recommend canceling or otherwise altering many pricey conventional weapons systems in the works.